Almanac History: Moratorium

The Moratorium March, Royalty at the footy, the VFL’s first ever Sunday match, and VFL Park’s first game; 1970 was certainly a happening year for many things political- and footy-wise. This insightful piece from Glen was posted a couple of years ago and this past weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the Moratorium March. [Well worth remembering – Ed.]

Footy on the Radio!

Peter Clark talks up the radio broadcasters of the footy, past and present. What a cavalcade of callers, all masters of the microphone! Join in the discussion with your nominations for preferred presenters.

Odd Friday Lunch – Rex Hunt: 1st March 1.05pm

Rex Hunt, former AFL player and commentator, will be the special guest speaker at the next Odd Friday Lunch on the 1st March at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel.

Vale “Name A Game”

Adam laments today marks the end of an era for the footy nostalgists and he is not happy. Sports Delivered have officially decided to put an end to their “Name A Game” service, one that has provided home and away, finals and State of Origin matches on VHS and later DVD format since the early 1990’s.

Tiger Spirit Animal was alive and kicking at the meritorious Mecca

The Tiger tales keep on coming. Here, Saints fan Jennifer Muirden explains why she was so happy to see Richmond win the flag.

AFL International Cup: Japan Samurais’ speed and skill defeat German height and weight

The Japan Samurai proved too good for the bigger German Eagles. Stephen Alomes has all the action covered.

Era, era on the wall; 1987-1999

Jeff Dowsing continues his series on the eras of VFL/AFL footy with a look a 1987-99.